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Snowsport Scotland
Discipline Committee Member – Park & Pipe

Role Description

Snowsport Scotland (SSS):
To be the Scottish Governing Body for Snowsports and the representative for Snowsports in Scotland.

Role/Person Specification:
We are looking for an active member of the Park & Pipe, (Freeski or Snowboard) community to join the Snowsport Scotland (SSS) Park & Pipe Committee. Applicants should be excited about the future of park & pipe skiing and snowboarding in Scotland and willing to get stuck into committee responsibilities and projects. Applications should demonstrate a passion and interest for park & pipe and highlight relevant skills you would bring to the committee.

The Opportunity:
The successful candidate would be getting involved with leading and developing Park & Pipe Freeski & Snowboard in Scotland. Scotland has a highly passionate Freeski and Snowboard community with active clubs and facilities running great programs for their members, with skiers & riders from entry level to elite. We are pursuing an ambitious strategy, supported by sportscotland and GB Snowsport: growing participation throughout Scotland, supporting the performance pathway by providing more focused coaching and support to promising individuals and the creation and delivery of events.

Time Commitment:
Committee meetings are currently quarterly and last about 2 hours on a weekday evening. There is pre-reading for meetings and committee members are also asked to complete tasks between meetings.

Meetings are conducted online via Teams or Zoom so expenses are not currently provided.

SSS Committees were established to provide engagement between the SSS Board
and the various discipline communities.

Main Duties:

As a member of the Park & Pipe Committee, you will be considering and making recommendations to the Board on:
• Squad selection, preparation and management;
• Facilities and Terrain parks;
• Performance development programmes;
• Coaching requirements;
• Events & Competition; and
• Communication.

The Park & Pipe Committee is chaired by the SSS Park & Pipe Director, includes SSS pathway and performance coaches, along with representatives from the Park & Pipe community. There are now vacancies as some members have completed their terms of office.

Any other specific details/requirements for this vacancy:

Terms and Conditions:
Successful candidates will be appointed to this voluntary position initially for a three-year term.

Recruitment Process:
Applications should be sent to by Thursday 26th of May 2022.
Applications should demonstrate a passion and interest for Park & Pipe skiing or snowboarding and highlight relevant skills you would bring to the committee.

To complement the existing skills and diversity of the committee, we’d welcome applications from aspiring female representatives.

If you are interested but would like further information before applying please contact Euan Baxter, committee secretary at

Please note:
This vacancy is not open to anyone who has been or becomes:

● Disqualified from holding a Directorship in a Limited Company
● Disqualified from being a Charity Trustee pursuant to section 69 of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005
● Suspended or removed